Top things to do in The Midlands & Southeastern Zimbabwe

Top Choice Archaeological Site in The Midlands & Southeastern Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe

The mysterious ruined city of Great Zimbabwe dates back to the 11th to 15th centuries AD and remains the emblem and heart of the nation. The Unesco World Heritage–listed site provides evidence that ancient Africa re…
Top Choice National Park in The Midlands & Southeastern Zimbabwe

Gonarezhou National Park

Hidden in the southeast corner of the country is the stunning Gonarezhou National Park, ZImbabwe's second largest park (5000 sq km) and regarded by many as one of its best kept secrets. Sharing the border with Mozam…
Top Choice Cafe in Masvingo

Moira Jane's Blue Bird Cafe

A genuine reason to stop by Masvingo is this attractive little cafe that does 10 different kinds of burgers (including some good gourmet varieties), steak rolls and toasted sarnies. They do good coffee from the East…
Viewpoint in Gonarezhou National Park

Chilojo Cliffs

In addition to wildlife, another of Gonarezhou's major drawcards are its majestic Chilojo Cliffs. These spectacular red-and-white banded sandstone columns are unlike anything else you'll find in the country. The bes…
Nature Reserve in The Midlands & Southeastern Zimbabwe

Lake Kyle (Mutirikwi) Recreational Reserve

Originally called Lake Kyle but now officially know as Lake Mutirikwi is this man-made lake created as a dam in 1960 to irrigate the lowveld sugar cane farming estates. It continues to serve that purpose today, but …
International in Great Zimbabwe

Norma Jeane's

Call ahead if you want to drop in for a fantastic set-course dinner (often featuring delicious home-style roasts) served among very British surrounds and magnificent gardens. It's within the homestead of Murray McDo…
Museum in Great Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe Museum

Head to the Great Zimbabwe Museum before you start exploring the site to prep yourself and gain some insight through the informative displays there. They have numerous soapstone bird totems on display, Zimbabwe's na…
Church in Masvingo

Church of St Francis of Assisi

The Church of St Francis of Assisi was constructed between 1942 and 1946 by Italian POWs to commemorate 71 of their compatriots who died in Zimbabwe during WWII. It's 4km east of town towards the caravan park.
Gallery in Masvingo

EAG Art Museum

Only worth a stop if you've got time to kill, this multilevel museum has its moments with displays of mildly interesting ZImbabwean cultural artifacts. The top floor has eclectic displays of everything from decorati…
International in Great Zimbabwe

Great Enclosure Restaurant

At the Great Zimbabwe Hotel, this typical tourist hotel-restaurant serves reasonably priced food, both buffet and à la carte. It's 1km from the Great Zimbabwe site.